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Number Of Hiv Positive People In Us

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Estimate the number of wasting person with AIDS

What is the approximate percentage to be used when trying to estimate the potential number of people living with CDC-defined wasting for a specific cumulative number of people living with AIDS? Is there an estimate to be used to determine...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
...An important question. Afew years ago, before protease inhibitors,the estimate of wasting as the AIDS-defining diagnosis in HIV infection ranged from upwards of 20%. It was also essentially true that wasting (>10% involuntary weight loss, as the... Read more »

Parotid Gland Swelling

Hello Dr. Henry,I have had HIV for nearly 20 years now, and over the last 5 years, my parotid... Read more »

WHY AREN'T PEOPLE BEING CAREFUL OF WHO THEY SLEEP WITH

I AM 24 AND SEEING PEOPLE LIVING OR CATCHING THE VIRUS THAT CAUSES HIV AIDS IT SOMETIMES HAVE ME... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of HIV-Positive People Accessing Antiretrovirals in Botswana Increasing; Program Could Become Unsustainable, President Says

... Botswana's President Ian Khama on Monday said that the number of HIV-positive people accessing antiretroviral therapy in the country is expected to nearly double over the next eight years, Mmegi/AllAfrica.com Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of HIV-Positive People in Russia Receiving Access to Antiretrovirals Increasing, Health Official Says

...health official, Gennady Onishchenko, said on Saturday, Interfax News Agency reports. Onishchenko added that there are 25,500 HIV-positive people receiving access to antiretrovirals from sources outside the federal program. According to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of Japanese AIDS Cases Slowly Increasing; Actual Number of HIV-Positive People Likely Higher Than Reported

...The number of AIDS cases in Japan is slowly increasing, and the number of HIV-positive people in the country is estimated to be higher than the number reported, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. In 2003, the Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Some HIV/AIDS Advocates Express Doubt Over Revised Number of HIV-Positive People in China, New York Times Reports

... Some HIV/AIDS advocates are expressing doubt over a new estimate of the number of HIV-positive people in China that was released in a Read more »
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positive or negative?

Posted by wasek, 4 Replies
...A confirmed hiv+ couple never had ARV. They only took a specific combination of food items for 4 months and became undetected/negative. If the Read more »

AIDS vs HIV -

Posted by 30YEAROLDMOTHER, 6 Replies
...Now i know that AIDS is the end stages of HIV but I just was thinking - And wanted to see if anyone knows. IF I (just say me for example) Had unprotected sex with a men that Read more »

Alternatives?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...http://aliveandwell.org/ Any truth to these sites? Who to believe: government sites or activist sites? The more I research information about HIV and AIDS, the more complicated the relationship between the two seems to be and the more treatments... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...not believe HIV exists and/or causes AIDS and they too are responsible for increased numbers of infections. What the average person who reads material provided by AIDS Dissidents does not realize or know is this; AIDS dissidents have gone on to... Read more »